Uncovering The Mysterious Split of Daft Punk after 28 Years

Daft Punk the Parisian duo responsible for some of the most popular dance and pop songs ever made has split they broke the news with an eight-minute video titled the epilogue excerpted from their 2006 film.

Electroma asked if Daft Punk were no more their longtime publicist Catherine Frazier confirmed the news to pitchfork but gave no reason for the breakup Thomas ben galter and guy Emanuel de Holman crystal formed Daft Punk in Paris in 1993 helping to define the french touch style of house music their debut album 1997's homework was a dance music landmark featuring classic singles around the world and the funk by the release of its follow-up discovery in 2001.

Split of Daft Punk

The duo had taken to making public appearances in the robot outfits that became their trademark the singles won more time and harder better faster stronger cemented them as global superstars their imprint and the popular imagination continued to deepen in subsequent years with records including third album human after all live lp alive 2007 and the Tron legacy soundtrack album 20 years into their career taft punk blew up once more with getting lucky the lead single of their 2013 album random access memories the ubiquitous track sold millions of copies around the world and won two Grammys for the duo and guests Niall Rogers and Pharrell Williams both of whom also featured on the follow-up single lose yourself to dance random access memories earned.

Daft Punk a further three Grammys including album of the year and the ceremony hosted one of the last stagings of their spectacular live show when you know how a magic trick is done it's so depressing ben galter told pitchfork in a 2013 cover story we focus on the illusion because giving away how it's done instantly shuts down the sense of excitement and innocence the year of random access memories release Daft Punk was also credited with co-production on several tracks from Kanye west's Jesus including the formidable.

The opening trio of on-site black skinhead and I am a god they would go on to collaborate with the weaned on the 2006 single star boy daft punk's first billboard singles chart-topper as well as a second hit I feel it coming beyond the singles their visual identity interstellar mystique and party music ethos inspire generations of artists across genre LCD sound systems breakout song Daft Punk is playing at my house captured the duo's paradoxical embodiment of hipster cool even as their singles dominated airways they released several batches of incredible holiday merch they were sampled by r b greats Janet Jackson and jasmine Sullivan parodied in the family guy and Powerpuff girls and celebrated in art galleries around the world watch their farewell video.

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